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The importance of Faux Stone products.

Posted on July 20, 2012

Transforming a home or space is now easier than ever through the use of mock stone. These faux stone products can add flair and create an intimate ambiance in any given space. A great advantage of faux stone is that these panels are portable and can be installed and uninstalled very easily to change with themes or seasons. Many homeowners are jumping at these new innovative panels to create that natural look of stones or rocks without the headache of installation and labor costs.

Almond stone wall

Faux stone as an exterior option can help revitalize a residence in minutes. These products are durable enough to withstand different climates and temperatures, working as a protector while offering a stylish design. Many contractors and carpenters are fans of these faux stone products because it is very easy to put up and offers a cost-efficient alternative to real stones.

Interior design companies have become fans of faux stone over the years. Many companies look at these products as a great tool to dress up an area with. Designers have used these products in all building aspects from residential properties to commercial spaces to business offices. Faux stone can add a unique quality to any setting and can be installed on most applications through the use of screws and adhesives.

Another great advantage of this type of product is that there is a variety of styles and designs to choose from. These products are very Eco-friendly and work as a natural insulator when installed. There is minimal to no preparation needed with faux stone compared to that of real stones that may need backer boards, grouting, or even masonry work.

Transform your office into the perfect spa room.

Posted on May 11, 2012

Have you ever had the thought of your own spa room in your home?

That old basement that is not being used or that cluttered office space can be transformed into an area of serenity. Just the simple addition of some relaxing colors and stones, waterfalls, and tranquil designs or themes can give your space the ultimate makeover.

Antico Fireplace In Alpi Almond

Vast areas of a wall can be covered with faux stone panels to make space seem to be crafted with real stone. This application can frequently be found in professional spa or bathroom settings to promote a feeling of tranquility and peace. Adding an element that has running water in the room really increases the natural feeling of the faux stone in the room. The panels are easily installed with the use of construction adhesives and a combination of screws or nails. The lighter faux stone panels are easier to work with and secure in place. Keeping the cost down during home improvement projects is necessary, and can be done by using alternatives to real materials like faux stone panels. It is a lighter material so it is cheaper in cost and in weight. It is now easier than ever to turn an extra space or office into the perfect spa or yoga room.

Reusable faux stone panels for a bar

Reusable faux stone panels in a new bar

The benefits are that with the faux stone you get the ease of care and cleaning but the look of stone. You now have the beauty of stone without the hassle.